• World Day of Peace message 2017 – Pope Francis
    January 01, 2017 pm31 9:14 pm, by Cecilia Espinoza
    On January 1 Pope Francis said in his World Day of Peace reflection, “I pledge the assistance of the Church in every effort to build peace through active and creative nonviolence.” — The title of the Holy Father’s reflection is: “Nonviolence, A Style of Politics.” Tap on the picture to access the full text of Pope Francis’ thought provoking reflection. The pope clearly was moved by the witness given by ...
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  • 2016 Sending Ceremony
    November 22, 2016 pm30 4:03 pm, by Chris Keavney
    Maryknoll Lay Missioners Sending Ceremony took place on December 10, 2016 at the Annunciation Chapel, located at the Maryknoll Sisters at 10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining NY 10562. During the ceremony, MKLM joined together with Maryknoll partners, supporters of the organization, former Lay Missioners, and friends and family members to joyfully send forth our newest Lay Missioners, who represent the Class of 2016. If you would like to support our new ...
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    Teresa Villaruz Featured in “Response 2017”
    August 30, 2016 pm31 12:26 pm, by Cindy Kostrna
    Teresa Villaruz, a Maryknoll Lay Missioner currently serving in Kenya, wrote a deeply touching reflection on mission, A Letter to a Future Missioner , that was recently published in Response 2017, A Directory of Faith-Based Volunteer Opportunities....
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    Joanne Blaney Interviewed by Catholic New York
    August 23, 2016 pm31 2:16 pm, by Cindy Kostrna
    Joanne Blaney, Mission Services Director of Marknoll Lay Missioners, was the focus of a recent editor’s report in Catholic New York, a publication of the Archdiocese of New York. The focus of this report was how Joanne discerned her call to mission and where that call led her.  You can click here to read the report on Catholic New York’s website....
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    Sam Stanton Interviewed on The Catholic Channel
    July 20, 2016 pm31 1:19 pm, by Cindy Kostrna
    On July 13, 2016, Sam Stanton, former Executive Director of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, was interviewed on Seize the Day, a nationally broadcast radio program hosted by Gus Lloyd on The Catholic Channel (Sirius XM, Channel 129). Sam spoke about the charism of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, shared stories of mission and promoted the call of all the baptized to mission. You can listen to the interview by clicking here....
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    MKLM Orientation Program and newest class of missioners featured
    December 15, 2015 am31 11:06 am, by Erik Cambier
    This excellent article with a number of photos was published just before Thanksgiving by Global Sisters Report. It features the stories of our Maryknoll Lay Missioner class of 2015 and their approach to mission. It was distributed initially by Catholic News Service. The piece also provides details on MKLM’s Orientation Program overall and includes images of current Maryknoll Lay Missioners in the field, as well as two historic photos of missioners from the class ...
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  • MKLM Featured on Telecare TV Show, “Good News”
    December 15, 2015 am31 10:40 am, by Erik Cambier
    The show “Good News,” produced by Telecare TV, featured MKLM in a late November airing (11/22-11/28/2015). New update: the show is now accessible on our website’s video page. Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ Executive Director Sam Stanton and Mission Services Director Joanne Blaney were interviewed on the Catholic television show, “Good News.” During the show, they introduced viewers to MKLM’s mission, shared the stories of our missioners serving in compassion around the world, and ...
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    Story of Rick Dixon’s Ministry Published in America Magazine
    November 13, 2015 pm30 1:12 pm, by Erik Cambier
    Maryknoll Lay Missioner Rick Dixon works primarily with youth in a region of El Salvador called Cojutepeque. Some of Rick’s ministry goals are to help build and strengthen spiritual communities, help youth to stay in school and develop the youths’ leadership abilities so they might participate in a more profound spiritual life and service to their community. In this recently-published story in America Magazine‘s Faith in Focus column, “A Book for José,” Rick writes ...
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    “Faces of Migration” photoblog attracts attention in Brazil
    October 21, 2015 am31 9:28 am, by Erik Cambier
    Maryknoll Lay Missioner Greg Fischer serves in mission in Brazil with Missão Paz, a center for migrants and immigrants where he works to ensure basic human rights are respected and protected, while also assisting these migrants with basic services, work placement, housing and other needs. Greg has been working on a special project with Missão Paz, to address the lack of education on migrant issues for the Brazilian public. Greg created a photoblog called ...
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    Maryknoll Lay Missioners celebrates the Pope’s arrival in the United States
    September 22, 2015 pm30 4:24 pm, by Erik Cambier
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 22, 2015 Sharing a message of welcome with Pope Francis, Maryknoll Lay Missioners today issued this press release together with our Maryknoll partners to note the historic importance of the pontiff’s recent encyclical not only for Catholics, but for all people who care for the environment and for the poorest, most marginalized communities around the world. In a more lengthy statement published on the website of Maryknoll ...
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